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Chinault Name Meaning

Variant of French Chinaud, nickname for a grumpy person, from a derivative of chiner ‘to snarl’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Chenault, Shinault, Pinault, Renault, Daignault, Thibaut, Thibeault

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Chinault Family Origin

Where is the Chinault family from?

Chinault Family Occupations

What did your Chinault ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chinault. The most common Chinault occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Chinault's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Chinault family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Chinault ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Chinault Historical Records

What Chinault family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Chinault. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chinault census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 23 immigration records available for the last name Chinault. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 443 military records available for the last name Chinault. For the veterans among your Chinault ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chinault Life Expectancy

What is the average Chinault lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Chinault life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Chinault in 1955 was 58, and 90 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chinault

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chinault ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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